tongue signs

These seven tongue signs, which are related to your health

The tongue plays a fundamental role in a variety of activities including swallowing, breathing, speaking, and chewing. Moreover, its effect is not limited to the mouth, but also affects breathing and posture of the head and neck and even the whole body.

Unfortunately, few people take the initiative to care about the position of their tongue. When you are not talking or eating.

The natural position of the tongue is an important clue that may be associated with common but difficult-to-explain symptoms.

The following are health related signs to show your health.

The first type – thick and greasy

It means that the tongue is covered with thick coating , and a lot of coating can be scraped off . It will appear again the next day. This is often due to heavy moisture, gastrointestinal stagnation, and damp-heat evil. You need to pay attention to it.

Thick and greasy
Thick and greasy

The second type – sunken

Just on the tongue sunken , which is normally flat. This is often caused by qi deficiency , and the symptoms are prominent according to the radiation areas of the organs.

The third type is – mirror tongue:

There is no tongue coating , it looks smooth, like a mirror , and very red. You must know that the coating is produce by stomach qi, which is often due to a deficiency of stomach qi .

Mirror sign
Mirror sign

The fourth type – purple color

The tongue is obviously blue and purple . This situation is often cause by severe cold stasis and blood stasis . You must pay attention to it. cardiovascular and cerebrovascular aspects.

Purple
Purple

The fifth type – cracked

It means that there are obvious cracks on the tongue , either vertical or horizontal. You need to pay attention to the spleen and stomach. Many tongues with gastritis look like this.

Cracked
Cracked

The sixth type – flower peeling

It is more common in children , also called “geographic tongue”, which is related to the spleen and stomach (congenital deficiency + improper feeding)

geographical type
geographical type

Type 7 – Blood spots

This blood spot comes from the inside out and looks dark red. It is not cause by a tooth bite. Pay special attention to this.

Red spot
Red spot
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